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This issues paper looks at the use and impact of restrictive practices on people with disability. The Commission wants to know about the effects of restrictive practice on people with disability.
The use of restrictive practices in residential aged care in Australia is contentious. There is significant public interest in the issue of restraint and ways to reduce or avoid it. This paper provides a high-level introduction to restrictive practices in residential aged care in Australia.
This project draws on the insights of 36 women living in New South Wales and Victoria who outlined their experiences of seeking justice and security in the context of violence that they had experienced.
Legal frameworks for the use of restrictive practices in residential aged care: an analysis of Australian and international jurisdictions
The unregulated use of restrictive practices in aged care settings is unlawful and amounts to elder abuse. This paper explores the laws, policies and practices in relation to the use of restrictive practices in residential aged care.
This report examines the extent to which Queensland’s guardianship system upholds the right of people to make their own decisions.
This discussion paper presents some of the key issues surrounding the use of restrictive interventions for people with a cognitive impairment or mental illness.
• Under the Disability Act 2006, the Senior Practitioner seeks to manage one interface between individual freedom and public good, that is, to manage behaviour that is of danger to the person with disability or to others, or to their property. • Authorised Program Officers...